What's new in Kaiten

  • July
  • The sequence of cards in the "Timeline"
    The sequence of cards in the "Timeline"

    In the "Timeline" section, you can customize the order in which cards are executed by creating links between them.

    Automation (beta) - a new tool for easy work
    Automation (beta) - a new tool for easy work

    We understand how important order and flow are in daily activities and how difficult it can be to maintain. In order to free you from the need for constant monitoring and relieve you of repetitive tasks, we offer you a new tool - Automation.

    Rename the uploaded file
    Rename the uploaded file

    Added an option to rename the uploaded file in the card and comments:

    Filters by date in relation to the current day
    Filters by date in relation to the current day

    Added ability to filter cards on space by date relative to current day (today, yesterday, last 7 days, etc.)

    Changing the authorization method in the company
    Changing the authorization method in the company

    In the "Company settings" administrative section, you can change the current authorization method (available for users with the PRO tariff or for users with the "Group management" package connected).

    "Columns" in the "Properties of the card suggested for filling" board settings
    "Columns" in the "Properties of the card suggested for filling" board settings

    In the "Properties of the card suggested for filling" you can specify for which columns of cards to apply the settings:

  • June
  • New features in the "Activity logs"
    New features in the "Activity logs"

    In the "Activity logs" section you can restore a deleted lane - along with all the cards that were not moved before deletion. If the board the lane was located is no longer available, you will be prompted to restore the board first, after that the lane will be restored to it automatically.

    New rich text editor ✍️
    New rich text editor ✍️

    Format text, add pictures, tables, code blocks, lists and separators through the new editor interface.

    Space access level modifier
    Space access level modifier

    The access level modifier allows space administrators to control user access to space cards.

  • May
  • Due date reminders ⏰
    Due date reminders ⏰

    Reminders allow you not to forget about card or checklist item due date.

    New administrative section "Activity logs"
    New administrative section "Activity logs"

    In the section, you can track important events that have taken place in your company, see when and by whom they were made, and get the opportunity to restore deleted cards and boards.

    Filters in calendar
    Filters in calendar

    Now you can use the usual filters from space in the calendar view

    Telegram chat subscriptions to FlowFast events
    Telegram chat subscriptions to FlowFast events

    Added the ability to subscribe in the telegram group chat for events of the selected board, column, or track. Events available for subscription: creating, moving, blocking/unblocking cards, adding card members and assigning responsible.

  • April
  • Numeric field sums in table view
    Numeric field sums in table view

    A row with summary values ​​has been added at the bottom of the table. Values ​​are calculated by the following fields: size, cumulative blocks time, total time; as well as for custom fields of the following types: number, formula, collective value, vote (emoji set).

    Wide table view in Documents section
    Wide table view in Documents section

    In wide mode, the table is stretched to the entire available screen width.

    New access right — read colleagues' records in "Timesheets"
    New access right — read colleagues' records in "Timesheets"

    Now you can control access to employee records in the "Timesheets" section of the card. A new menu has appeared in the Administration - Members - Edit User section - Allow to read entries of colleagues in the card's Timesheets. By default, it is disabled: this means that the user will only have access to his timesheet.

  • March
  • Creating cards from a Telegram bot
    Creating cards from a Telegram bot

    Now you can create cards in a few clicks directly from the Telegram bot.

    Space section calendar 🗓
    Space section calendar 🗓

    We have added a «calendar» space section to see tasks with a deadline for a specific month, week, day, hour.

    Grouping by types of cards in the summary report
    Grouping by types of cards in the summary report

    View the report only for a specific type of cards for any period of time.

    Sorting cards by select in the column (and select values)
    Sorting cards by select in the column (and select values)

    Now you can control the sorting of cards using fields with the select type. In order to make it as flexible as possible, use the function of sorting select values in the Administration section. Just move the most used values to the top of the list to make your search easier - they will be available to you in all menus in this order.

  • February
  • New custom property «Catalog»
    New custom property «Catalog»

    The new property allows you to use Kaiten as a CRM - customer relationship management system. The «catalog» is a list of records, for example, to record data about customers, goods, services. Unlike a field with the «Select» data type, the «Catalog» property can contain more detailed information. Data detailing is carried out by setting any text fields for the directory by the user.

    Edited comment notifications
    Edited comment notifications

    We have changed how notifications work when adding a comment to a card. All notifications will be sent 1 minute after adding a comment. If you edit the comment within a minute, all notification recipients will receive your edited comment. If notifications have already been delivered to the recipients, Kaiten will ask you if you need to send notifications again.

    Block «File» in documents
    Block «File» in documents

    Attach files of any type to documents. You can add both the file itself and a link to a third-party service where the file is stored.

    Block «Alert» in documents
    Block «Alert» in documents

    Visualize important parts of your document with the new Message block. With a colorful background and eye-catching icon, no one will miss the information they need.

  • January
  • Block «Code» in documents
    Block «Code» in documents

    Our document editor has become even more functional. Insert blocks of code into a document and choose the syntax of the desired programming language. Code highlighting and visual separation of the block from the rest of the document will make the documentation more expressive and understandable for your colleagues.

    Annotations when viewing card images
    Annotations when viewing card images

    To add an annotation to the images attached to the card, you no longer need to go to a third-party tool, just open the image dialog and click on "Add Annotation".

    Updated csv / xls card import
    Updated csv / xls card import

    You can create cards from spreadsheets using the new import now. It accepts .csv, .xls, .xlsx files, doesn't require pattern matching and allows you to customize flexibly your import data. This is a handy tool for creating a large number of cards with minimal time. It can be used to import data from other systems that support exporting in csv/xls format.

  • December, 2021
  • Blocking Kaiten cards from Slack
    Blocking Kaiten cards from Slack

    You can now block / unblock a card in Kaiten without leaving slack.

    New type of custom property "Date"
    New type of custom property "Date"

    Create your own property for entering the date and time, display it on the front of the card, filter cards by this property. The new property is suitable if, in addition to the deadline, there are other important dates in the task to keep in mind, such as:

    Sorting cards in a column by title
    Sorting cards in a column by title

    Sort cards by title in the column. This will help you find the task you are looking for faster. Also in Kaiten you can sort cards by size, creation date and due date.

    Move cards in grid view
    Move cards in grid view

    We continue to improve our table view. Previously, to move cards, you either had to change the view (go to boards), or you could move the card within the board through the column/lane cells. Now you can hover over the name of the card, and a move icon will appear to the left of the name - drag the card to the desired location.

  • November, 2021
  • Confirmation when removing board from space
    Confirmation when removing board from space

    Added additional information when removing a board from a space. If the board is located in multiple spaces, Kaiten will list those spaces. You will have complete information about the rest of the board's locations (in case the board is in a space that is not available to you, Kaiten will also tell you about it).